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Public housing estate (Chinese: 公共屋邨) is the housing estate in Hong Kong, mainly built by Hong Kong Housing Authority and Hong Kong Housing Society. About half of Hong Kong residents live in public housing estates and other tower blocks with some form of subsidy. Vast majority of the estates are high-rise buildings and the recent buildings of 2005 reach 40 storeys. A housing estate is a medium-to-low density residential area, usually part of a suburb of a town or city in a developed country. ... The Hong Kong Housing Authority (HA; Traditional Chinese: 香港房屋委員會; pinyin: XiānggÇŽng FángwÅ« WÄ›iyuánhuì) is the main provider of public housing in Hong Kong. ... Hong Kong Housing Society (Traditional Chinese: 香港房屋協會) or Housing Society (房屋協會, 房協) for short, is the second largest public housing provider in Hong Kong. ... Taipei 101, the worlds tallest skyscraper by roof height on high rise. ... This article is about the floor of a room or building. ...


See also

// This is a list of public housing estates in Hong Kong. ...

External links

  • Hong Kong Housing Authority
  • Hong Kong Housing Society

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